Introduction: Why Are You Here?

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    This chapter introduces the reader to the volume. It presents our conviction that there is a bias toward pro-market, pro-capitalist (which we call “neoliberal”) solutions in how people solve problems nowadays, and how people learn to solve problems in universities. We explain what these default neoliberal biases are, and why they are often harmful. We also explain how the case chapters in this book comparatively lay out a series of alternatives to these neoliberal ways of solving problems.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPeople before Markets : An Alternative Casebook
    EditorsDaniel Scott Souleles, Johan Gersel, Morten Sørensen Thaning
    Number of pages9
    Place of PublicationCambridge
    PublisherCambridge University Press
    Publication date2022
    ISBN (Print)9781009165860, 9781009165853
    ISBN (Electronic)9781009165846
    Publication statusPublished - 2022


    • Capitalism
    • Alternatives
    • Problem-solving
    • Business school education
    • Professional education
    • Practical education
    • Case studies
    • Neoliberalism
    • Anticapitalism

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